( Isaiah 33:23 ), the ropes attached to the mast of a ship. In Acts 27:19 this word means generally the furniture of the ship or the "gear" ( 27:17 ), all that could be removed from the ship.
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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Tackling". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .